Kim Hyatt is a reporter with The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and a 2014 graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth. She started her newspaper career at the Owatonna People’s Press covering arts and education. In 2016, she received Minnesota Newspaper Association's Dave Pyle New Journalist Award and later that year she joined The Forum newsroom.
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CANDO, N.D. — The 6-year-old boy who wasn't wearing a car seat was thrown from the vehicle and died in a crash in northeast North Dakota was identified Friday, May 5, along with his parents who were also in the car but survived. Eugene Cain, of St. John, was killed in the crash about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, three miles north of Cando on U.S. Highway 281.
FARGO — Inside a federal district courtroom in Fargo Wednesday, April 19, a jury found a Chicago man innocent of witness tampering but guilty of conspiracy and sex trafficking five women, including one minor. The defendant, 29-year-old Anthony Donte Collier, aka Koleone the Great, is convicted of trafficking the five victims from April 2015 through August 2016 between Minnesota and North Dakota. His case was moved to federal court in Fargo after originating in Minnesota, where Collier once faced 15 charges in Clay County District Court of sex trafficking.
NOME, N.D. -- A 108-year-old church recently bought by an unwelcomed white supremacist burned to the ground Wednesday, March 22, in this small rural town. White supremacist Craig Cobb was listed on a recent deed as an owner of the church at 295 3rd Ave. in Nome, which is about 70 miles southwest of Fargo. Nome residents said earlier this week it didn’t appear as if Cobb had moved in yet.
ROCKFORD, Minn. — Following the sudden death of a mother of five and Kindred, N.D. native, hundreds of acquaintances and strangers are showing support through crowdfunding and prayer. Allison (Berg) Moline, 34, died Friday, March 10, from a blood infection caused by kidney stones. She was married to Wahpeton native and pilot Brandon Moline and together they lived in Rockford with their children: 9-year-old Isaac, 7-year-old Carter, 5-year-old Graham, 3-year-old Clara and 3-month-old Sheppard.
FARGO — A city of Fargo employee will keep his job after saying on social media that Dakota Access Pipeline protesters should be shot and drowned. Enos Lien, a meter technician, was placed on administrative leave last week after city officials became aware of Lien's comments on a local news station's Facebook page. Lien commented that if protesters don't want to leave before the spring flooding, "fence them in, shot (sic) them if they try and leave and let them drown in the flooding."
FARGO — Campaigns surrounding Measure 4, the proposed tobacco tax increase on the state's ballot, are heating up in the final two weeks leading up to Election Day. And on Tuesday, Oct. 25, North Dakota's veterans service organizations — representing more than 31,000 veterans across the state — addressed opponent's claims during a news conference at The Depot.